Current Lecturer and Stegner Fellow Alumnus, Jackson Holbert, celebrates his debut book release with Winter Stranger. His publication is commemorated by winning the esteemed Max Ritvo Poetry Prize.
Former Stegner Fellows, Jamel Brinkley and Jesmyn Ward, are two of the finalists for the 10th Annual Kirkus Prize. The Kirkus Prize is one of the richest annual literary awards in the world with the prizes totaling $150,000. Writers become eligible by receiving a rare, starred review from Kirkus Reviews; this year’s 18 finalists were chosen from 608 young readers’ literature titles, 435 fiction titles, and 435 nonfiction titles.
As we near the final months of summer, we want to spotlight two new book releases from A. Van Jordan, Humanities and Sciences Professor and Professor of English, and Malavika Kannan, undergraduate student and Creative Writing Peer Advisor.
Calling all Stanford undergraduate students! Submit an application to be considered for enrollment into Prof. Tallent's Fall 2023 course: English/Femgen 190W.
Calling all Stanford undergraduate students! Submit an application to be considered for enrollment into Prof. Girmay's Fall 2023 course: English 192B.
The Creative Writing Program is pleased to welcome the incoming 2023-2025 Stegner Fellow cohort in poetry and fiction.
A coming-of-age story about a queer Indian American girl exploring activism and identity through art, perfect for fans of "Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe."
We'd like to congratulate the exciting debut of Amanda Gunn, current Stegner Fellow, with her exhilarating book of poems forthcoming in May 2023.